The Kimono: World’s Dirty Little Secret

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Listening — Beginner Level
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Activity

Watch the video and answer the questions


  1. Which neighborhood in Japan is known for fashion?

  2. When did Japan invade Amami Oshima?

  3. According to legends, what did the people of Amami Oshima do to their kimonos during the invasion?

  4. What happened to the kimonos of Amami Oshima?

  5. What is the heritage behind the Kimonos?

Discussion

Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below


  1. Have you seen a real kimono? If you haven't, would you like to see one?

  2. What makes the kimonos sacred?

  3. Do you have a national costume? What is it called?

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